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Not For Sale — The movement to re-abolish slavery

     
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NOT FOR SALE is a organization creating tools for business, government, and grassroots in order to incubate and grow social enterprises to benefit enslaved and vulnerable communities.  This truly active organization seeks to empower marginalized communities to seek their own dignified employment and break the cycle of exploitation.  To date, Not For Sale has helped 1,435 people in 6 countries worldwide get closer to their own achievements.

 “I read in a local paper that one of my favorite Indian restaurants in the Bay Area had been trafficking women from India to wash dishes, cook meals and other tasks. The story came out when a young woman, Chianti Pratipatta died of a gas leak in an unventilated apartment owned by the proprietor of the restaurant, who forced Chianti and others into slavery under threat of reporting their illegal presence to the authorities.  This was happening in my country at a restaurant I frequented. My shock turned into a consuming passion that took me around the world to learn more about how slavery flourishes in the shadows. I also learned about the solutions. I met heroes. Modern-day abolitionists fighting trafficking and slavery on the front lines. And I knew I had to do something. Not for Sale combines technology, intellectual capital, abolitionist groups and a growing network of individuals like yourself – joined together to end slavery in our lifetime.”  David Batstone, President and Co-Founder

Baseball players are spreading the word called FREE 2 PLAY growing the sports world awareness about ending slavery…

In addition to other campaigns is the Free 2 Rock campaign to end slavery. Grammy award-winning, multi-Platinum rock band, Third Day, has joined Not For Sale to end slavery around the world. Just another way celebrities are using their platform to get the word out about human trafficking and modern day slavery.

Anyone can join the campaign. Find out how YOU can take action to end slavery. Click here.

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Julia Walker Crews

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Hockey, Starbucks coffee, and @TheGRAMMYs are a few favorites in life. Leadership Consulting and Freelance Writing is my work passion. Life is worth Living! Eat Desert First!!